Nothing beats being at home with our loved ones. And there’s something about warm weather that makes you want to give thanks to your friends and family…just for being there. Want to celebrate the warmth of a home, the tender look of a spouse or the candid laughter of a child? How about that ... Read More about Family and Friends on Bastille Day
Just like the Italians, the French take their food very seriously. In fact, food is closely linked to emotions and to how much (or how little!) you like or love someone. Indeed, Le flambeau de l'amour s’allume à la cuisine (The torch of love is lit in the kitchen). Bastille Day (the French National ... Read More about Joyeuse Fête Nationale!
Bastille Day will be upon us very soon, and the European summer has finally arrived after a tremendously cold winter. Public holidays and warm weather call for adequate food. Bastille Day can be compared to the 4th of July in the US, but that’s where the comparison ends. The French are not big fans ... Read More about About Bastille Day
Do you remember the film Moonstruck with Cher? Many scenes in that film take place in the kitchen. Loretta Castorini (Cher) comes home after Johnny Camereri proposed marriage to her in an Italian restaurant. Her father Cosmo is listening to Opera on the radio in the living room. Loretta wants ... Read More about COCOONING IN THE KITCHEN